Best Quotes by Arthur Koestler (Top 10)

  1. The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
  2. Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.
  3. Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.
  4. The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
  5. Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means.
  6. Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.
  7. Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity.
  8. Brain-washing starts in the cradle.
  9. The most persistent sound which reverberates through man's history is the beating of war drums.
  10. The evolution of the brain not only overshot the needs of prehistoric man, it is the only example of evolution providing a species with an organ which it does not know how to use.

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